The problem with the EPA’s pesticide politics

If you’re a regular consumer of memes, then you’ve likely heard of the widely used herbicide atrazine. Conspiracy theory broadcaster Alex Jones mentioned the chemical in a now-viral segment claiming it “turns the frog gay.” Jones had based his claims on research by a Berkeley biology professor named Tyrone Hayes. In 2002, Hayes published a study that claimed to find “hermaphroditic, demasculinized frogs after exposure to the herbicide atrazine at low ecologically relevant doses.

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Leaked audio of ‘surreptitiously’ recorded meeting prompts Arizona GOP official’s resignation

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President Biden had two vulgar words to say when he first encountered one of Trump’s ‘toys’ in the White House

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President Biden had two vulgar words to say when he first encountered one of Trump’s ‘toys’ in the White House

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Nothing threatens Putin’s regime more than Ukraine

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During a meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House earlier this month, President Biden “firmly committed” to supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity, and “Euro-Atlantic aspiration.” The U.S. reaffirmed Ukraine’s right to decide its own foreign policy without foreign interference.  Donbass; and seized Ukrainian vessels and sailors in the Kerch straight.

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Florida reverses course, applies for $820 million in federal food assistance after DeStantis spox claimed it wasn’t needed

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Clark County officials pass resolution declaring the spread of COVID misinformation a ‘public health crisis’

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The Founders of Stop AAPI Hate’s Anti-Violence App Make Time’s 100 Most Influential List

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A few days ago, Time released its annual list of the 100 “most influential people.” As lists go, Time’s has always been a contingent one—as coveted as it is debated and criticized. But this year’s has some absolute powerhouses. Many deserve amplifying on all channels. Among them are the trailblazing founders of Stop AAPI Hate’s reporting tool that tracks surging violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

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Election expert warns 2024 may be corrupted – but there’s still an ‘ultimate safeguard of American democracy’

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Pick Up the Stone: The American Way of Vengeance

Students outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on May 2, 2011, hold the front page of The Washington Post following the news of Osama bin Laden’s death. (Ken Cedeno / Corbis via Getty Images)

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